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#1 Ted Bier

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Posted 16 March 2019 - 08:54 AM

Just what is this body, a Mangusta maybe?

 

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Posted 16 March 2019 - 09:08 AM

Dodge Charger Daytona or Plymouth Superbird.

 

What is a Mangosta? 

 

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Posted 16 March 2019 - 09:13 AM

Sorry... Mangusta. It's a beautiful car!

 

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Posted 16 March 2019 - 09:27 AM

Sorry... Mangusta. It's a beautiful car!

 

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Posted 16 March 2019 - 10:42 AM

Hmmm...   :scratch_one-s_head: 

   very "loose" rendition, thereof, but I concur with Jeff.


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Posted 16 March 2019 - 01:19 PM

possible, Lancer #991 Dodge Charger Daytona 


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Posted 16 March 2019 - 07:22 PM

Might be a repop. I think Booth did a repop. Maybe OS as well.

 

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Posted 16 March 2019 - 09:31 PM

Lexan body is a Plymouth Superbird. The Mangusta is eye candy only. Horrible oversteer, (twisting flexible chassis) overheating and no leg room.



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Posted 16 March 2019 - 10:13 PM

possible, Lancer #991 Dodge Charger Daytona


Update:
After checking, not a Lancer #991 body.
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Posted 16 March 2019 - 11:14 PM

Maybe MAC or Dynamic.

I will check my stash tomorrow.


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Posted 16 March 2019 - 11:55 PM

I had that body.

It was probably the first one I painted, after buying a Badger 200 air brush, as a 13 or 14 year old.

IIRC, I used Ulrich French blue, which was a reasonable facsimile of Petty blue.

It came out, as smooshed bodies become popular.

The only distinguishing feature, about it, to tie it to a Superbird, was it's nose.

My best guess it was a Dynamic, or while I don't remember if Lancer ever produced anything that non-scale, possibly one of theirs.

On a long shot, maybe a Champion.

I doubt it is a MAC.

I don't think that company existed, at the time, I bought that body.

Anyway, I'm guessing PDL, or Steve O'Keefe, would know in a snap.

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Posted 17 March 2019 - 10:35 AM

FYI
Catalog cut, Lancer #991 and others.
 
Blue body as posted does not appear to be a Daytona Charger by Lancer.
 
Use the link for more detailed post;
http://slotblog.net/...er-daytona-wow/
 
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Posted 17 March 2019 - 12:23 PM

I believe this is a match. It is a Lancer #517 Super bird

 

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Posted 17 March 2019 - 01:47 PM

Yep, that’s the one ☝️
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